Crime

Capitol chase investigation
12:44 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Woman killed in D.C. car chase from Stamford; Police search condo

A federal agent removes evidence from the apartment complex where Miriam Carey is believed to have lived in Stamford, Conn., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
AP Photo/John Minchillo

A driver who led police on a car chase from the White House to the U.S. Capitol before being shot to death yesterday has been identified as a woman from Stamford, Connecticut.

Law enforcement officials says the driver was 34-year-old Miriam Carey. She was traveling with her 1-year-old daughter who avoided serious injury and was taken into protective custody.

Police, fire, and other emergency vehicles descended on a Woodside Green Condominiums near Scalzi Park in Stamford Thursday afternoon where Carey allegedly lived. Arthur Lamorte lives in the complex.

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Garden City shooting
3:14 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Police searching for shooter on Long Island

Nassau County Police are looking for a gunman who killed one and injured another at a business in Garden City
Credit Charles Lane

Police on Long Island are searching for a man who walked into a Garden City business this morning, and shot an employee to death. Another person was injured in the shooting.  Police say the alleged shooter was a vendor, disgruntled over a business deal.

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It can wait
1:24 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

NYS Thruway to offer more places to pull over and text

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo discusses state initiative to provide more places to pull over and text while driving on the NY State Thruway
Credit Flickr/governorandrewcuomo

  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state thruway will offer more places to pull over and answer text messages or make cell phone calls. It’s part of the state’s continuing effort to discourage texting while driving.

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Crime
10:21 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SWAT teams compete against others from around region

SWAT teams from around the region competed in Simsbury, Conn. on Thursday
Credit Brian Scott-Smith

Law enforcement SWAT teams from around the region have been gathering in Connecticut over the last three days to compete in the annual Connecticut SWAT Challenge, to find the best in the region.

Disability fraud at LIRR
5:42 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Three convicted in LIRR disability claim fraud

A doctor and two consultants were convicted Tuesday of helping hundreds of Long Island Rail Road employees make phony claims for disability benefits.


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